We bought a house! And it's beautiful, and wonderful, and full of projects we need/want to do, and...and... it's all ours <3 We've never bought a house before. Such is the life when you might be told to move across the country. Or to a different country! That hasn't really changed, but our "settled" feeling in a rented… Continue reading Home Sweet Home
I love Pinterest. Ever since a friend introduced me to it, I've become a bit of an addict. Then it dawned on me that I've pinned so many recipes, yet haven't really tried any of them! Pinterest is slowly forming a world of people who love looking at pictures of pretty food, instead of making… Continue reading Spicy Sausage Pasta
One of the side dishes that I absolutely love is cucumber salad! Since moving to America I've got to try a host of different takes on the dish, but I really liked the look of a recipe on Barefoot Contessa for Creamy Cucumber Salad. So I gave it a try, and it really is delicious!… Continue reading Creamy Cucumber Salad
Happy Chinese New Year! 🙂 This year we're into the year of the horse. Now myself being a brony since I was in single digits (we won't go into how many years ago that was), I had to add to this year's celebration with this awesome purchase: Chinese New Year Pinkie Pie! (best pony) This… Continue reading Chinese New Year: Happy Year Of The Horse!
I love soup. It's the one thing I don't mind making, and it's such a comfort food through the Autumn and Winter! Especially with some delicious chunky bread. I've grown up with my Mom making homemade soup all the time, and it's a tradition that I do now too. She has her own special recipes… Continue reading Roasted Squash and Winter Vegetable Soup
This is another recipe from Pinterest that I liked the look of. The original recipe is over on the NatureBox blog. It was fairly easy to do - basically you smoosh everything together and bake it! But it's not a recipe I'll be making again. Both my husband… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bites with Blue Cheese Yogurt Dip